KAORI was born in Kanagawa, Japan.
She had used the stage name Midori Kawana (Japanese: 川菜翠) until December 1999; she had used the name Akiko Kawana (Japanese: 川菜明子) prior. In the Diamond & Pearl series she is credited as Kaori Suzuki.
KAORI's most prominent role in Pokémon is May. She played that character until the end of the Advanced Generation series, when May left the series. She returned to voicing May when she returned briefly during the Diamond & Pearl series.
- May (AG001-AG192, Jirachi: Wish Maker, Destiny Deoxys, Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, DP075-DP079)
Musical appearances in Pokémon
Famous non-Pokémon roles
- She was credited as 鈴木カオリ Kaori Suzuki when May returned during the Diamond & Pearl series.
- She is currently a member of the band, Spunky Strider.
- Kaori is the name of a tradional Japanese clothing.